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Domain Name Litigation


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The Complaint

Who may submit a complaint?

Any person or entity may submit a complaint to Nominet.

What should the complaint set out?

The complaint shall not exceed 2000 words and shall specify the Domain Name which is the subject of the dispute and the name or mark which is identical or similar to the Domain Name and in which the Complainant asserts it has Rights.

It will describe in accordance with Nominetís Policy the grounds on which the complaint is made including in particular

The rights to which you claim.

Why the Domain Name is an abusive registration.

Is there any legal proceedings to have been commenced or terminated in connection with the Domain Name which is the subject of the complaint.

conclude with the following statement followed by the signature of the Complainant or its authorised representative:-

"The Complainant agrees that its claims and remedies concerning the registration of the Domain Name, the dispute, or the dispute's resolution shall be solely against the Respondent and that neither Nominet UK nor its directors, officers, employees or servants nor any Expert shall be liable for anything done or omitted in connection with any proceedings under the Dispute Resolution Service unless the act or omission is shown to have been in bad faith.";

"The information contained in this complaint is to the best of the Complainant's knowledge true and complete. This complaint is not being presented in bad faith and the matters stated in this complaint comply with the Procedure and applicable law."; and

"If the Expert orders a transfer of the domain name(s) then I agree to be bound by Nominet's Terms and Conditions for the Registration of Domain Names, and in particular the provisions relating to Nominet's processing of personal data."

Michael Coyle

About the Author

Lawdit Solicitors offer services and advice for litigation, commercial contracts, Intellectual Property and IT legal agreements. We are experts in commercial law with a heavy emphasis on Intellectual Property, Internet and e-commerce law. Lawdit is a member of the International Trademark Association, the Solicitors' Association of Higher Court Advocates and we are the appointed Solicitors to the largest webdesign association in the world, the United Kingdom Website Designers Association.

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Article Published/Sorted/Amended on Scopulus 2007-05-25 13:35:08 in Legal Articles

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